Your Voice Counts in 3 Clicks. (w/o 11.7.11)

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Three Key Action Items for the Week.

Starting this week, I will post 3-5 important action items you can take for people and planet. Your voice counts!

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Pick one or all—each takes only a minute. I know there are many, many more but these struck a chord with me. Have a cause close to your heart? Feel free Continue reading

A serious threat to our drinking water. And songbirds.

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Stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

In Canada’s boreal forest, the Peace-Athabasca Delta is a haven for millions of migratory birds—a vast nesting ground for millions of Continue reading

Earth Day is Not Over

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Hope you had a great Earth Day!

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I didn’t want to use the cliche “Earth Day is Every Day” so I chose to say Earth Day is not over. Every day, if we’re fortunate enough, we breathe clean-ish air, drink clean water and eat Continue reading

The Cycle of Insanity

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Check out this video by Surfrider Foundation about our broken water cycle.

Are you now rethinking how you see water? Have you been Continue reading

Quench the World with Words

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Blog Action Day Subject: WATER

Each year bloggers from more than 100 countries come together and blog about a single important issue, and this year’s topic is clean water. The event includes thousands of blogs — including the White House blog and The Official Google Blog — and they’re looking for as many blogs to participate as possible, regardless of their size and focus.

I hope you’ll think about joining me for this event. To register your blog, visit the Blog Action Day site at

The Story of Bottled Water (video)

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Still not sure why bottled water is not necessarily the best option? Know a bottled water addict that needs a bit of a nudge to kick the habit? Watch this video, by Annie Leonard and The Story of Stuff Project.

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This is a great video to share with kids, too.

Another great video by The Story of Stuff Project: The Story of Cosmetics


P.S. Check out my previous posts about bottled water.

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Rainforest Safe Children’s Books

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Books that don’t contribute to the loss of endangered rainforests!

Thanks to Rain Forest Action Network for this list of children’s books printed on post-consumer recycled, FSC certified or recycled paper, deeming them “rainforest-safe.” Continue reading

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